Florida State University: Toward a Greater University

232390
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:55; B&W; sound; V-221; CA314; S. 1239
Description
This is a public relations film on Florida State University that, in two brief scenes, features a young Jim Morrison years before his more recognized role as lead singer for The Doors. The film emphasizes the need for more college-educated Floridians to work in the state's rapidly expanding industri...

Ralph Nader

232441
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:50; color; sound; AA469
Description
Activist Ralph Nader lectures at Florida State University's Ruby Diamond Auditorium on poverty, unemployment, and the influence of corporate interests on the governmental process in Washington, D.C. Produced by WFSU-TV.

Florida State University Football

243139
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Description
This is footage of the Florida State Seminoles football team in practice at the beginning of the 1963 season when Bill Peterson was head coach and Bobby Bowden an assistant coach. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Video Details
1:17; B&W; silent AA488; S. 1239

Florida State University History (Part 5)

253112
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows construction on the stadium, women's and men's basketball, synchronized swimming and the dance department. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
21:00; color; some sound; V-127 CA256; S.1239

Teaching Babies to Swim

253560
Date
ca. 1980s
Collection
Video
Description
This film contains footage of babies learning to swim at the Florida State University swimming pool. A Florida State University swimming instructor and several mothers with their children practice various swimming exercises. The film includes some underwater footage. The segment ends with a game of ...
Video Details
2:21; color; sound; V-185 AA348; S.1239

Spring 70

253525
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows springtime in Tallahassee, focusing on the FSU campus. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
6:43; color; silent; V-128 BA212; S.1239

Florida State University History (Part 1)

253108
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Description
Raw footage of Florida State University throughout 1975 featuring a swim meet at the Union Pool, FSU Flying High Circus students training and practicing, and scenes from the FSU Circus summer program for children. The video also shows 1975 Earth Day festivities on the FSU Union Green (keynote speak...
Video Details
11:41; color; silent; V-133 CA252; S. 1239

Bobby Bowden

232398
Date
1977
Collection
Video
Description
Football coach Bobby Bowden comments on his first season as head coach of Florida State University's football program. He shares his philosophy on coaching and comments on the hardships of the game on his family. He reflects on his early aspirations of playing and coaching football. The segment cont...
Video Details
13:53; color; sound; ca268, s. 1239

Florida State University History (Part 2)

253109
Date
circa 1975-76
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows FSU basketball, athletic trainer Don Fauls, football, theater, the Nuclear Science department, the golf course, an interview with Bobby Bowden, the radio station, fencing, Hugh Durham basketball camp, and Gov. Reubin Askew greeting King Hussein at the airport. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
21:45; color; some sound; V-133 CA253; S.1239

Florida State University History (Part 4)

253111
Date
1977-1978
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows Bernard Sliger, as new president, at a press conference, aerial footage of the campus, Homecoming 1977, the crowning of 1977 Homecoming Chief Charlie Crist and Princess Ginger White, Bobby Bowden speaking, and interior views of dormitories. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
21:00; color; sound; V-132 CA255; S.1239

Florida State University History (Part 3)

253110
Date
1977-1978
Collection
Video
Description
The film shows some scenes of the area of the Chi Omega murders, the jazz band practicing, stadium construction, science labs and the football program (with Bobby Bowden, Jimmy Jordan and Ron Sellers). There is no sound in this portion. There is also some men's track coverage. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
21:00; color; some sound; V-132 CA254; S.1239

Florida State University History (Part 6)

253113
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows FSU football players Ron Simmons and Jimmy Jordan, along with Coach Bobby Bowden. There are scenes of women's volleyball, men's basketball, water skiing on Lake Bradford (The Reservation), the Marching Chiefs and ROTC training. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
23:00; color; silent; V-127 CA257; S.1239

Archie Shepp

253501
Date
1978
Collection
Video
Description
This is interview and lecture footage of jazz saxophonist and social activist Archie Shepp at Florida State University. Mr. Shepp comments on jazz music trends, poverty, politics, civil rights, culture and society. The interview segment is conducted by newscaster Lucius Gant. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
15:40; color; sound CA309; S.1239

Orgone

253366
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows a group of six Florida State University graduate students of Dance clad in blue leotards painted with yellow stripes and brown boomerangs. They undulate to a doom-laden outer space musical theme. Orgone was choreographed by Vici Belasez and performed in 1975. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
8:43; color; sound; V-186 BA230; S.1239

Tallahassee

253552
Date
1960
Collection
Video
Description
This is a visual tour of Tallahassee with no narration. It shows city streets, the campuses of Florida State University and Florida A&M University, recreation, Wakulla Springs, Tallahassee Junior Museum, Old Public Library, St. Marks Lighthouse and various state office buildings. Produced by Peter B...
Video Details
14:40; color; sound; V-74 CA049; S. 828

A View of Tallahassee

253599
Date
early 1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film contains aerial and street footage of Tallahassee. There are aerial scenes of Florida State University campus, including shots of Doak Campbell Stadium. The Capitol is seen prior to the construction of the tower and north and south wings. There is also footage of the Northwood Mall area wi...
Video Details
4:31; color; silent; V-185 AA352; S.1239

Leonidas Lipovetsky/ J.L. Morgan Farm Family

253298
Date
1977
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, world-renowned classical concert pianist and Florida State University professor Leonidas Lipovetsky discusses composition, piano technique and creativity with a WFSU-TV reporter. He performs a few pieces of music on the piano and comments on the symbiotic relationships of the arts. Mem...
Video Details
33:25; color; silent and sound; V-211 EA049; S.1239

Children Tumbling at FSU

252945
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows scenes of tumbling children on the lawn on FSU campus. Most of the children are in grade school. Some of them are in costume. Instructors are also shown.
Video Details
10:10; b&w; silent; V-117 BA162; S. 1239

Governor Kirk Inauguration Scenes

267772
Date
1/3/1967
Collection
Video
Description
This footage features a variety of scenes from the inaugural ceremonies for Florida’s 36th Governor, Governor Claude Kirk, Florida's 36th Governor. Scenes include: the presentation of dignitaries; outgoing Governor Haydon Burns' speech; the oath of office for the Superintendent of Public Instructi...
Video Details
21:01; color; sound; CA177; V-254

Burt Reynolds Day in Tallahassee/ Ballet

253418
Date
14-Oct-75
Collection
Video
Description
Burt Reynolds is introduced at a FSU football game by university President Dr. Stanley Marshal, who holds a $50,000 donation check from Reynolds. Reynolds makes a short speech. Several other celebrities such as Lee Majors and Larry Csonka accompany him. There is footage of Reynolds and his entourage...
Video Details
13:48; color; silent and sound; V-202 BA308; S.1239

Seminole Basketball

330263
Date
1989
Collection
Video
Description
Reporter Dave Worth of the Florida News Service gives the recap of the February 16, 1989 basketball game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Louisville Cardinals. The game tied then went into overtime. Florida State took the lead, but Louisville scored a three-point shot at the buzzer, giv...
Video Details
1:56; color; sound; N2003-2, NM-56, 2/89-5430-56

Women's Army Corps PR Film

253642
Date
1957
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with exteriors of FSU, showing buildings and students on the way to class. Then, there is an interview with Captain Eleanor P. Hutchins, Commanding Officer, Women's Army Corps Detachment at Fort McPherson, Georgia. The interview is done by the Dean of Women, Katherine Warren.
Video Details
15:00; b&w; sound; V-106 CA196; S. 828

The Great Adventure

253218
Date
Early 1950s
Collection
Video
Description
A young man decides on a college by watching a film (within this film) called, "Universities Throughout Florida." He sees: girls practicing archery and fishing at FSU; FAMU, "for the Negro youth of Florida"; UF; Bethune-Cookman College, the "center of interracial goodwill"; Stetson University; Rolli...
Video Details
11:30; color; sound; V-41 BA076; S. 828

Florida Derby Festival '82

253047
Date
1982
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, viewers see the Broward County area and pre-race activities, including a 10K run with Olympic champion Frank Shorter and runner Bill Rogers participating. There is a ball with Vice President Walter Mondale attending. The half-time show includes the FSU Flying High Circus. Viewers see a...
Video Details
13:51; color; sound; V-11 CA100; S. 828

US Highway 27

253593
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts in Havana, Florida, showing tobacco growing. Then, it moves on to Tallahassee with the Capitol and FSU, the Grove (next to the Governor's Mansion), Killearn Gardens and beautiful flowers, the Floridian Hotel, the Cherokee Hotel and Wakulla Springs. Then, viewers see Perry, Suwannee,...
Video Details
12:25; color; sound; V-72 BA126; S. 828

Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

253062
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins in Pensacola. Viewers see Fort Pickens, Blue Angels and the Naval Air Station. The film moves to Panama City, where viewers see people frolicking in the surf and teens with a guitar. In Tallahassee, the film shows Apalachee Parkway toward the Old Capitol, FSU and Killearn Gardens St...
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-12 CA028; S.828

Westcott Fire FSU

267718
Collection
Video
Description
This silent footage shows a crowd gathered at the Westcott Building on the campus of Florida State University to watch firemen put out a fire that eventually destroyed the interior of the building. At one point in the footage, it appears that students are going in and out of the building. There are...
Video Details
02:51; color; silent; AA250; V-251
Type
Image

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT JOHN CHAMPION'S RESIGNATION

253116
Date
1968
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; silent and optical; V-208 CA279; S.1239
Description
In this film, Florida State University President John Champion gives his resignation speech in Ruby Diamond auditorium on the FSU campus. Dr. Stanley Marshal makes a short speech regarding his assignment as interim university president. Produced by WFSU-TV.

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY: FLYING HIGH CIRCUS PROMO

253107
Date
1972
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:01; color; sound; V-202 AA401; S.1239
Description
This is a promotional television spot for the 25th Anniversary of Florida State University's Flying High Circus. It includes shots of circus acrobats and Callaway Gardens, "the summer home of FSU's circus." Produced by WFSU-TV.

BETTY STATTON

253529
Date
Jan-76
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:56; color; sound; V-191 BA291; S.1239
Description
Betty Statton, a member of the Florida State University System Board of Regents, answers questions from a WFSU-TV reporter. The questions deal with her recent appointment to the board, university enrollment caps, classroom overcrowding, inflation and its impact on education, her personal history at ...

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